United Kingdom - Lines with Obscure or Sparse passenger services
This list is based on the timetable in force as at April 2015.
Standard abbreviations are explained in General Information.
Please visit Passenger Train Services over Unusual Lines, which lists regular passenger trains over obscure rail routes in the British Isles.
Other sparse services
In addition to sparse services in Passenger Train Services over Unusual Lines, the following lines have a limited service of fewer than six trains a day each way five days a week:
|109||Helsby - Ellesmere Port||Three trains each way SuX|
|129||Craven Arms - Llanelli||Four trains each way SuX; two trains SuO|
|227||Crianlarich - Fort William - Mallaig||Three or four trains each way daily|
|239||Dingwall - Kyle of Lochalsh||Four trains each way SuX; one train SuO|
|239||Ardgay - Thurso - Wick||Four trains each way SuX; one train SuO|
Deletions since previous edition
|42||Carnforth - Long Preston [- Skipton]||Improved service from May 2019|
|45||Nunthorpe – Grosmont [- Whitby]||Improved service from December 2019.|